Wii U Will Launch With 24 Games This Sunday

Chelsea Stark
Wii U Will Launch With 24 Games This Sunday
Assassin's Creed III

Assassin's Creed III

A version of the latest chapter in the Assassin's Creed saga, a week after it was released on other console.

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Nintendo's newest console is out this Sunday, and there are already people lining up outside retailers to get one.

There are 24 games available for the Wii U at launch. Some are highly anticipated Nintendo staples, like New Super Mario Brothers U, and some are interesting and creative titles from third-party developers, like Scribblenauts Unlimited and ZombiU. Many games already out on other systems are being released for the Wii U as well, including Assassin's Creed III and NBA 2K13; some of these games even have extra functionality that's been added to take advantage of the Wii U GamePad.

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If you don't see a game in the gallery above that you thought was coming to the Wii U, it's because many announced games will be available in the "launch window", a broad period from now until March. That's when games like Pikmin 3 and LEGO City Undercover will come out.

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If you haven't preordered a Wii U from a large retailer, many places will still have them available at launch day. Expect long lines at larger retailers though.

Are you planning on purchasing a Wii U this weekend, and what games do you most want to buy? Let us know in the comments.

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